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Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...

Dec 15, 2014 5:04 am

Frank Shamrock: ‘Mickey Rourke is obsessed with fighting’

Recently, famed actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring where he scored a controversial TKO in a bout that many believed was staged. Rourke’s camp has maintained that the bout was in fact real, and even MMA legend Frank Shamrock is saying that Rourke trained long and hard for the bout. He spoke to...

Dec 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Dana White: “I don’t see Junior fighting anytime soon”

Last night in the main event of UFC on FOX 13, fight fans saw Junior Dos Santos earn a very close decision win over Stipe Miocic that some even considered controversial. The fight left the former champion Dos Santos with a swollen eye, cheekbone, and several nasty cuts. UFC President Dana White spoke after the...

Dec 14, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Junior Dos Santos’ win over Stipe Miocic

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, an incredible night of fights was capped off by a 5-round war between Junior Dos Santos Cigano, and Stipe Miocic that ultimately saw JDS given the nod by all 3 judges in what some are considering a controversial win for the former champ. Below is a compilation of...

Dec 12, 2014 12:13 pm

TUF 20 Fighter Doesn’t Want To Be ‘Fake Jon Jone’s Type’

I don’t know why it’s so crazy that I did it. Look at Felice [Herrig]. Look at Ronda [Rousey]. Look at Miesha [Tate]. Cris Cyborg said all you have to do is take sexy pictures in women’s MMA. I took her advice. It worked. I believe just being myself, not censoring myself and just being...

Dec 11, 2014 12:16 pm

Rogan Feels Bad Following Schaub Talk

“I still feel like shit. I feel like shit today. I felt like shit while we were doing it.” “He wanted to talk about it on the air and I asked him if he was sure. He was like, ‘Yeah absolutely. I want to get it out there. I want to hear exactly what you...

Dec 11, 2014 11:41 am

Magana Documents ‘Crappy’ Weight-cut (NSFW)

Controversial TUF 20 fighter, Angela Magana has been documenting her weight-cut leading up to today’s TUF 20 Finale Weigh-Ins event. Check it: Besties getting ready to cut weight together @RowdyBec (#TUF20Finale @UltimateFighter) pic.twitter.com/8EqEetYI0l — Angela Magana UFC (@AngelaMagana1) December 11, 2014 Your Majesty & @RowdyBec getting our towel cocoon babies on #TUF20Finale @UltimateFighter pic.twitter.com/OSOy76jrBH —...

Dec 1, 2014 5:45 pm

Mickey Rourke’s opponent insists he didn’t throw fight

Mickey Rourke’s opponent for his controversial boxing match this past weekend, Elliot Seymour, is insisting that the fight wasn’t fixed, but rather he had no time to train leading up to the bout. According to TMZ, Seymour says he only had one month to train, and was paid to fight, but never to throw the...

Nov 30, 2014 8:52 am

Mickey Rourke to Bernard Hopkins: “Bring it on”

Fresh off his controversial KO win this past weekend in Russia, Mickey Rourke revealed that he is targeting more fights in the future, but only in Russia. Check it out: You can see the controversial finish HERE. Courtesy of Banner Promotions.

Nov 25, 2014 4:36 pm

Diaz Talks Pot!

Nick Diaz is a strong cannabis advocate, even allowing his desire to stay, “natural”, to interfere with his prize-fighting career. During a recent media conference, the Stockton based fighter discussed his controversial stance on the banned substance. “I don’t think that’s the most terriblest thing in the world to go down that road, the natural...

Nov 11, 2014 4:10 pm

“You’re Dumber Than Nick For Taking Dos Anjos Fight”

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been at odds with the Diaz brothers ever since he got jumped by their crew on National Television. (Replay HERE) With Nate returning against Mayhem’s teammate, Rafael dos Anjos, the controversial MMA Fighter fired off a few rounds towards Stockton. Check it: OMFG HOMIE, WHY YOU TAKE THIS FIGHT WITH DOS...

Nov 11, 2014 2:24 pm

War Machine: ‘I bitched out prematurely’

Controversial UFC veteran, War Machine has composed another letter from behind-bards. The embattled MMA fighter has been struggling, both in, and out of prison, for the past several years. Following a recent attempt to take his own life, War Machine admits that his attempted suicide was foolish. Here’s an excerpt: (Full letter HERE) “It was...

Nov 9, 2014 2:10 am

PHOTO | Scorecard for Jouban/Alves Fight

There is a saying in mixed martial arts that instructs the fighters to never let the decision of the fight go in the hands of the judges. Even though they were close to the action, judges have a reputation of watching a completely different fight than what is going on in the octagon or ring....

Nov 9, 2014 1:33 am

Alan Jouban: I Obviously Didn’t Agree with the Judges…

There is no beating around the bush: Alan Jouban got robbed in Brazil on Saturday night. Despite getting knocked down in the first round, he rallied back and put on what seemed like a great comeback performance. He did not threaten to finish the fight in the second or third rounds, but he claimed the...

Oct 27, 2014 3:54 pm

UFC Signs Fighter, Then Cuts Him Within 24 Hours

In a seemingly strange, but understandable turn of events, the UFC has already cut Mike Imperato less than 24 hours after he was signed to the promotion. Imperato was a castmember on the fifth episode of ‘Fight Xchange’ in 2013, and used several racial and homophobic slurs on the show. Several months after the episode...

Oct 21, 2014 3:18 pm

Glover Teixeira Says Eye Pokes Made No Difference In Jones Title Tilt

“I don’t think it changed the result. It wasn’t because of eye-pokes that I lost that fight. Jones won that fight. He injured my arm at the start of the fight. He deserves credit for his win. The eye-pokes did bother me because it affected my vision a bit. But either way, he would have...

Oct 14, 2014 7:53 pm

Fallon Fox Blasts Cyborg For Fighting Out of Female Range With Steroids

“She went way out of female competitive range, and she did it on purpose. Funny thing is I actually fit within female range of competitiveness, I went to the commissions and got license because of that fact, and some give me crap about doing exactly what I shoulda done. Yet, I find it to be...